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Michaelmas 2017 Part II Core 1

C1: Geophysics Core Course

Lecture 1

  • Molnar and Chen (1982), Seismicity and mountain building, in: Mountain building processes (Ed. K. Hsu), Academic Press, London, p41-57

Lecture 2

Lecture 3 

Lecture 4

Lecture 5

Lecture 6

  • Newman, A.V., 2011. Hidden depths. Nature 474, 441–443. doi:10.1038/474441a

Lecture 7

  • Turcotte_D.L. Schubert G. Geodynamics.pdf [WWW Document], 2016. . Scribd. URL (accessed 3.20.16).

Lecture 8

  • McKenzie, D., Richter, F., 1978. Simple plate models of mantle convection.

Lecture 9

Lecture 10 - John Rudge

  • Bickle, M., Chadwick, A., Huppert, H.E., Hallworth, M., Lyle, S., 2007. Modelling carbon dioxide accumulation at Sleipner: Implications for underground carbon storage. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 255, 164–176. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.12.013
  • Bickle, M.J., 2009. Geological carbon storage. Nature Geosci 2, 815–818. doi:10.1038/ngeo687
  • Boait, F.C., White, N.J., Bickle, M.J., Chadwick, R.A., Neufeld, J.A., Huppert, H.E., 2012. Spatial and temporal evolution of injected CO2 at the Sleipner Field, North Sea. J. Geophys. Res. 117, B03309. doi:10.1029/2011JB008603
  • Huppert, H.E., Neufeld, J.A., 2014. The Fluid Mechanics of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 46, 255–272.
  • Lyle, S., Huppert, H.E., Hallworth, M., Bickle, M., Chadwick, A., 2005. Axisymmetric gravity currents in a porous medium. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 543, 293–302. doi:10.1017/S0022112005006713
  • Lecture 16
  • Huppert, H.E., 1982. The propagation of two-dimensional and axisymmetric viscous gravity currents over a rigid horizontal surface. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 121, 43–58. doi:10.1017/S0022112082001797
  • Rignot, E., Mouginot, J., Scheuchl, B., 2011. Ice Flow of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Science 333, 1427–1430. doi:10.1126/science.1208336
  • Zhang, P.-Z., Shen, Z., Wang, M., Gan, W., Bürgmann, R., Molnar, P., Wang, Q., Niu, Z., Sun, J., Wu, J., Hanrong, S., Xinzhao, Y., 2004. Continuous deformation of the Tibetan Plateau from global positioning system data. Geology 32, 809–812. doi:10.1130/G20554.1
  • Copley, A., McKenzie, D., 2007. Models of crustal flow in the India-Asia collision zone. Geophys. J. Int. 169, 683–698. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03343.x

Lecture 17 

  • David Al-Attar Lecture 18 Lecture 19 French, S.W., Romanowicz, B., 2015. Broad plumes rooted at the base of the Earth’s mantle beneath major hotspots. Nature 525, 95–99. doi:10.1038/nature14876
  • Fukao, Y., Obayashi, M., 2013. Subducted slabs stagnant above, penetrating through, and trapped below the 660 km discontinuity. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth 118, 2013JB010466. doi:10.1002/2013JB010466
  • Woodhouse, J.H., Dziewonski, A.M., 1989. Seismic Modelling of the Earth’s Large-Scale Three-Dimensional Structure. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences 328, 291–308.
  • Deuss, A., Woodhouse, J., 2001. Seismic Observations of Splitting of the Mid-Transition Zone Discontinuity in Earth’s Mantle. Science 294, 354–357. doi:10.1126/science.1063524
  • Ritsema, J., van Heijst, H.J., Woodhouse, J.H., 2004. Global transition zone tomography. J. Geophys. Res. 109, B02302. doi:10.1029/2003JB002610
  • Woodhouse, J.H., Dziewonski, A.M., 1984. Mapping the upper mantle: Three-dimensional modeling of earth structure by inversion of seismic waveforms. J. Geophys. Res. 89, 5953–5986. doi:10.1029/JB089iB07p05953
  • Zhu, H., Bozda?, E., Peter, D., Tromp, J., 2012. Structure of the European upper mantle revealed by adjoint tomography. Nature Geosci 5, 493–498. doi:10.1038/ngeo1501

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Lecture 24